Sunday, July 09, 2017

Claude’s syndrome

This are syndrome was first described by Laude in 1912. It is caused by a unilateral infraction in the region of paramedian upper midbrain that involves the third nerve nucleus and/or the oculomotor nerve fibers and cerebellothalamic pathways.

The consequences are ipsilateral oculomotor palsy and contralateral tremor and ataxia. The causes of Claude’s are including vascular occlusion, branch of posterior cerebral artery and tumor.

 Benedikt’s syndrome is a combination of Weber’s syndrome and Claude’s syndrome.
Claude’s syndrome 
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